Danville has the 678th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Danville is part of the San Francisco metro area. Unemployment in the San Francisco area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. San Francisco has the 7th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Danville is above average at $72,740, and the median cost of a home in Danville is $852,400, which is above the national average. 64% of workers in Danville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 97% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Danville. 69% of Danville workers drive to work alone, 9% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Danville spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.